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.t.a.r.t. treaty with russia was an example of traditional diplomacy at its best and then working it through the congress was an example of traditional bipartisan support at its best. but we also have been working with partners around the world to create a new institution, the nuclear security summit to keep dangerous materials out of the hands of terrorists. be conducted intense diplomacy with major powers to impose crippling sanctions against iran and north korea. but to enforce the sanctions, we also enlisted banks insurance companies and high-tech international financial situations. today iran's oil tankers sit idle and its currency has taken a massive hit. now this brings me to a third lever, it economics. everyone knows how important that is. but not long ago it was thought that business drove markets and governments drove geopolitics. will, those two if they ever were separate have certainly converged. so creating jobs at home is now part of the portfolio of diplomats abroad. they are arguing for common economic rules of the road especially in asia so we can make trade a race to the t
if that happens, we need to do less with less. >> russia will surpass u.s. defense spending in terms of overall percent of gdp in just two years. china is slated to overtake the u.s. in 2035. >> we've seen double digit increase s in chinese defense spending for more than 15 years now, and that really should not only give pause to the united states but it really should be a source of concern for the countries in the region as well. >> reporter: two years ago, then defense secretary robert gates brow beat nato allies to spent two percent of their gdp on defense. when france wanted to send forces into mali to counter al-qaeda in recent weeks, the u.s. had to provide the airlift and refueling because france needed u.s. help. >> these guys have been going gang busters, rolling out prototypes of advanced weapons systems, whether it's new missiles, aircrafts, new drone aircraft. >> others argue that even with the sequester, the u.s. budget will drafe dwarf it's adversari. >> if is h sequestration happeno from spenting 40 cents out of every dollar to 38 cents. >> reporter: u.s. taxpayers spent $7 liv 1
the church. he hosted the first forum at the vatican. in 2009 they reopened diplomatic relations with russia for the first time since the end of communism in that country. he recalled the ambassador of ireland over unprecedented attack by the church's leader over the handling of the child abuse sex scandal. he nominated 22 cardinals increasing that the chance that is the pontiff will be con. do we believe that. just this past september pope benedict hit 1 millionth mark on twitter. he is 1.million. >> 12th of the 22 were europeans. by numbers it weights them heavier in the group that would be picked from but we'll see. bill: we heard greg tobin a few minutes ago, the author. cardinal angela scola is on the list. archbishop of milan. archbishop of vienna and the canadian head of the vatican office for bishops. we will become much more familiar with these men very soon. martha: they look to africa that would be a very interesting development a. a lot of growth for africa. >>> let's get back to the weather for a moment because a powerful tornado tore through southern mississippi last night. >>
military spending comes at foreign super powers russia and china continue to spend more on their systems. >>> students in california won't have to worry about passing algebra. the state has done away with the requirement for 8th graders. falling in in line with the comn core standards rolled out across the nation. students can take alternative math courses. critics say it will leave students unprepared for college. >>> another barnyard animal on the loose in new york. alert the authorities. a goat is racing around a brooklyn parking lot. a lot attendant jumped in to catch him. >> is he still on the lam? >> if the wild scene looks familiar, three months ago this pony and zebra made headlines for running down a street in staten island. there musting a meeting of farm animals. >> revert to go nature. >> really is. >> a look at the snow. what do you say in? massachusetts, man, did they get hit. the blizzard slammed the northeast and new england. it's piling up in wooster where there's said to be two feet. some parts of connecticut have 33 inches. it's supposed to snow another eight hours or
, at the border to russia, we have the team of soldiers sleeping in the same rooms as their male colleagues all year round. in my battalion in norway, i didn't want this, and we separated, and the reason for this is that when deployed, there is a no alcohol, we don't have all these issues going out, but the combination with alcohol, young women and men together, that's not always easy. when they came home from, i think, the few harassment issues we've had, they were always combinedded with alcohol, and, therefore, i was a little concerned to have them sleeping in the same room, not about ability to lock their doors and so on. it's sad to tell, but that's the truth. >> do you have something to say? >> i did. the critical mass thing put me on alert since i've been listening to that. particularly, after i saw the article in "usa today" yesterday talking about general amos talking about what he thinks it means. i don't think they know what they mean by the term "critical mass" and having been on staff duty a lot and seeing the compromises that have had to be made to come to accord. i'm thinking tha
. >> locked in a cold war with russia for most of her career action the information gail deciphered often meant the difference between life and death, war and peace. >> i think the military is a calling. it is a calling as corny as it sounds, that you want to protect the nation and my attitude is i may not agree with what you say or your political views, but i will defend with my life your right to say it. >> when she retired after 28 years of service, she was the highest ranking woman in the u.s. navy. >> to me, nothing is impossible. your dream is waiting for you to come true. what i always say to people, that deep seeded thing that you have that you'd like to do but you think impossible, that's the glimpse of your future. i think what i would like for my legacy to be, one team, one fight. in the workplace, one team, one fight. it doesn't matter if a co-worker is purple. if they can do the job, they're on the team and they're your teammate, we give them that respect. when you look at me and you see a black woman, then you still got work to do. but if you look at me in this setting and j
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